Rich Girard, Author at Granite Grok

Rich Girard

Rich Girard is a well known and highly respected conservative public figure and opinion maker in southern New Hampshire.  A native of Manchester, NH, Rich has devoted nearly three decades to serving and educating the community about the critical issues in state and local politics and government.  Rich’s diverse background includes running for and holding public office, providing leadership and management for other candidates’ political campaigns, extensive experience in the public and not-for-profit sectors, being sought as a political commentator by media outlets across the region, and having started and run three businesses, including a marketing and advertising agency, broadcast media company and a financial services practice.

Jeremy Dobson

Did Manchester School Board Member Intentionally Deceive Voters?

Manchester Ward 5 School Committeeman Jeremy Dobson’s house is up for sale.  According to a local Realtor, Dobson listed his home at 16 Huntington Avenue for sale on October 8, 2021.  According to the Multiple Listing Service, it went under agreement on October 12, 2021.  The property is currently listed in the MLS as “pending.”


“Thank you, Kathy Sullivan”

MANCHESTER, NH  August 30, 2021–In response to an Op.Ed. penned by former Democrat Party Boss Kathy Sullivan, Republican Manchester mayoral candidate Rich Girard released the following statement:


Joyce Craig’s Coverup

On Friday, I sent a formal Right to Know request to Mayor Craig demanding the release of “Whiteness” training used for both school district and city employees. Earlier today, I received this email in response.